Financial Assistance for Workforce Education
Our funding programs could help you pay for your education as you pursue any of our several Professional/Technical degrees and certificates. Read more about eligibility criteria and types of assistance below, then sign up for one of our Funding Orientations at www.startnextquarter.org to start your education path today.
Basic Food Employment & Training (BFET) Program
Opportunity Grant Program
Opportunity Grant Program: Provides assistance with education costs to eligible low-income students who are enrolled
in one of the following programs: Automotive, Accounting, Business Technology, Clean
Energy Technology and Entrepreneurship, Early Childhood Education, Health Information
& Informatics Management, Manufacturing, Nursing Assistant Certified, Office Technology,
Phlebotomy and Visual Communications Technology.
Phone: 206-546-6961 or 206-546-5882
Worker Retraining Program
Worker Retraining Program: Assistance to eligible students who: are collecting unemployment benefits or have
exhausted them within the past 24 months, have received a lay-off notice, were formerly
self-employed, are a displaced homemaker, or a recently honorably discharged veteran.
Phone: 206-546-6957 or 206-546-5882
Additional Sources of Financial Assistance